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BSW student helps implement Native American scholarships

By Paul R. Pace, News staff A student member of the NASW California Chapter is doing her part to promote inclusion of Native Americans into the field of social work and to the association. Merris Obie is a BSW student at Humboldt State University in Arcata, Calif., and serves as the student director, north representative, for the chapter’s board of ... Read More »

Reed selected to lead American Red Cross Preparedness Strategy

The American Red Cross announced in April that Richard Reed, who holds an MSW, has been appointed vice president for Preparedness and Resilience Strategy for the organization. Reed will lead a comprehensive organizational assessment of all American Red Cross preparedness, resilience, and recovery programs, including domestic and international programs. According to the Red Cross, Reed will be responsible for developing ... Read More »

Social Workers Respond to Gov. Sarah Palin’s Attack on Community Organizers

The National Association of Social Workers was outraged to hear Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, one of the nation’s vice-presidential candidates, malign in a live international broadcast the work of community organizers. The social work profession takes great pride in its community organizing roots and lauds the contributions of its members, and other professionals, who commit their careers to helping residents ... Read More »